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Chinese Praying Mantis

Chinese Praying Mantis


Scientific name: Tenodera sinensis

Habitat:  The Chinese Praying Mantis is a large mantid which is native to China but has been introduced to many other locations worldwide, including North America, to control pest insects. The Chinese Praying Mantis is commonly found in bushes and trees, and prey on other insects, including other mantids.
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Owners say:
Wonderful:
great learning experience, carnivorous exotic animal, brilliant green beauty, coolest thing
Challenging:
tight fitting screen, delicate little thing
Interesting:
little biosphere, great eyesight, nymph stage, vertical aquarium, rip apart grasshoppers
Overall review
  • Currently 100
3.7 (24)
Smartwilliam
Recently, I surprised my daughter by giving her a pra...
Review by: Smartwilliam (14) yesterday
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
Smartwilliam
Ever since she was a child, my daughter has always be...
Review by: Smartwilliam (14) yesterday
  • Currently 100
3.75
RobWedderburn
The Chinese Praying Mantis (Tenodera sinensis) is a g...
Review by: RobWedderburn (83) 12 days ago
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
rulonsw
My brothers were prospective entomologists growing up...
Review by: rulonsw (11) 13 days ago
  • Currently 100
2.25
1 photo
NellieLaurie
I found my Chinese praying mantis last month outside ...
Review by: NellieLaurie (2) October 28, 2015 13:22
  • Currently 100
2.75
1 photo

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